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Portland’s Bike Commute Challenge Wrap Up

by Bike Shop Girl
Photo from BIkePortland.org

Photo from BIkePortland.org

Every September the Bike Commute Challenge, where work places go up against other work places for fierce competition, happens in Portland, OR

From Bike Portland :

The BTA announced results of their 15th annual Bike Commute Challenge tonight. The event, which pitted workplaces against each other in a friendly competition to see how took more bike trips in the month of September, had the highest participation rates in its history.

Here are the numbers:

  • 1,240 workplaces, including businesses, nonprofits, and public agencies participated in the Challenge
  • a record 11,118 people logged bike commutes,
  • collectively riders logged 1,244,718 miles,
  • 2,693 of these riders signed up as new bike commuters this year.

BikePortland.org
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